People buying sweets at a Bengali bakery in Kottayam
Kottayam: Different varieties of sweets were an integral part of people’s Diwali celebration this year too. As people celebrated the festival of lights, the sweets market saw a big revival.
Kaju Katli was the most expensive sweet in the market with a kilogram costing between Rs 900 and Rs 1,500. Several of the sweets were priced at least Rs 500.
The starting rate for sweet boxes that contained different varieties was Rs 300.
The special sweet boxes were the star in the market. Bengali sweets also had high demand. Pedas in different flavours and sizes were on high demand too.